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Missy Elliott Stars In Marc Jacobs' Fall 2016 Campaign

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It's been a minute since we've heard from Missy Elliott, but the 44-year-old hip-hop artist is back in action starring in Marc Jacobs' fall 2016 ad campaign.

The "Work It" singer, who was just announced as one of the honourees at VH1's "Hip Hop Honors: All Hail the Queens" event next month, joins Genesis P-Orridge, Sissy Spacek, and several models including Grace Bol, Ally Ertel, and Binx Walton in the American designer's latest campaign photographed by David Sims.

The image sees Missy wearing a puffy down coat, adorned with jewelled details and feathers on the hood. The "Get Ur Freak On" songstress' hair is styled in a Mohawk, and she sports a dark, glossy lip and smoky, dramatic eye makeup.

MISSY, Supa Dupa Fly From the moment I heard, The Rain, back in 1997, I was entranced by the genius rhythms and brilliant rhymes of Missy Elliott. Missy’s music has kept me and my design team happily energized through countless weekdays, weeknights and weekends during those long hours of sketching, fitting, styling and doing looks. In addition to the boundless energy of her music are the visually pulsating and wildly cartoon-like music videos she made in collaboration with the talented and visionary, Hype Williams. I am in continued awe of Missy’s ability to push the boundaries of the style of music both to the eye and to the ear. It was a dream of mine to work with her and I'm happy to share this portrait by David Sims for our Fall '16 campaign.

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"From the moment I heard, The Rain, back in 1997, I was entranced by the genius rhythms and brilliant rhymes of Missy Elliott," Jacobs captioned Missy's photo on Instagram. "Missy’s music has kept me and my design team happily energized through countless weekdays, weeknights and weekends during those long hours of sketching, fitting, styling and doing looks.

"I am in continued awe of Missy’s ability to push the boundaries of the style of music both to the eye and to the ear. It was a dream of mine to work with her and I'm happy to share this portrait by David Sims for our Fall '16 campaign."

Similar to Marc's past campaigns, he unveiled the rest of the stars one-by-one via social media, giving anecdotes as to why he chose each model.

"The individuals in these photographs represent a collective embodiment of love, honesty, integrity, courage, strength, curiosity and inspiration," he wrote on one post. "Together, as one story, this collection is a reminder to question and challenge normal and to continue exploring and pushing boundaries."

Check out the rest of the campaign images below:

In a continuing series of portraits for our Fall 2016 ad campaign, the individuals in these photographs represent a collective embodiment of love, honesty, integrity, courage, strength, curiosity and inspiration. Together, as one story, this collection is a reminder to question and challenge normal and to continue exploring and pushing boundaries. To quote Lana Wachowski, “I am suspicious of everything connected to that word [normal]. It is, to my thinking, a politically correct euphemism for obedience and conformity.” GENESIS P-ORRIDGE, Unconditional Love Through music, poetry and art, Genesis continues to explore, shape shift and define what it means to give love, be loved and live love. For me, Genesis is a sort of come-to-life definition of realness and authenticity and how being lost in an experience or new idea can result in growth and evolution. @pandrogyne Photographed by David Sims and styled by Katie Grand.

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